Carlos Lima

Dr. Carlos Lima is a neurologist and neuropathologist at CHLO- Egaz Moniz Hospital- Lisbon. Lima obtained medical training in Portugal and Germany. In addition to olfactory-tissue physiology, he done several studies on the neuropathology of HIV infection and brain disorders similar to mad-cow disease. For more than 20 years that studies the olfactory tissue’s unique neurological properties and has unwaveringly directed his research toward this goal, carrying out extensive studies in animals as well as human cadavers. He is co-inventor of the patent for the isolation of adult human neural progenitor/stem cells and the process and culture medium for their proliferation, differentiation and transplantation and author of the first published study on olfactory mucosal autografts for human spinal cord injury.